Kody Penner

University of British Columbia
Job Title: 
Skeena Resources and UBC

Kody Penner is currently a commerce student at the University of British Columbia.  Prior to reattending school, he was the employment director for the Tahltan Central Government and an underground miner at Brucejack mine.  He comes from a mining family and has experienced first-hand the benefits the industry has to offer. 

Kody is passionate about educating people on the realities of the mining industry and connecting their values to what the industry has to offer.  His experience both mining and connecting Tahltans with employers gives him a working knowledge of what drives people to excel in careers they are passionate about.  He is attaining a commerce degree from UBC to pursue a career in corporate development within the mining industry where he wants to make a positive impact by progressing sustainable projects. 

Outside of school, Kody is a board of director for the Tahltan Nation Development Corporation and is on the implementation committee of the Tahltan Youth Council.  He is always building his mining knowledge through networking and studying relevant material while staying connected to the industry.